Synonyms for unknown

Synonyms for (noun) unknown

Synonyms: unknown, unknown quantity

Definition: a variable whose values are solutions of an equation

Similar words: variable

Definition: a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity


Synonyms: terra incognita, unknown, unknown region

Definition: an unknown and unexplored region

Usage: they came like angels out the unknown

Similar words: region

Definition: a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

Usage: penguins inhabit the polar regions


Synonyms: stranger, unknown, alien

Definition: anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

Similar words: intruder, interloper, trespasser

Definition: someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission

Synonyms for (adjective) unknown

Synonyms: unidentified, unknown, unnamed, nameless

Definition: being or having an unknown or unnamed source

Usage: a poem by an unknown author; corporations responsible to nameless owners; an unnamed donor

Similar words: anon., anonymous

Definition: having no known name or identity or known source

Usage: anonymous authors; anonymous donors; an anonymous gift


Synonyms: unknown, strange

Definition: not known before

Usage: used many strange words; saw many strange faces in the crowd; don't let anyone unknown into the house

Similar words: unfamiliar

Definition: not known or well known

Usage: a name unfamiliar to most; be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings


Synonyms: unsung, unknown, obscure

Definition: not famous or acclaimed

Usage: an obscure family; unsung heroes of the war

Similar words: inglorious

Definition: not bringing honor and glory

Usage: some mute inglorious Milton here may rest


Synonyms: unknown

Definition: not known

Usage: an unknown amount; an unknown island; an unknown writer; an unknown source

Similar words: uncharted, unmapped, chartless

Definition: (of unknown regions) not yet surveyed or investigated

Usage: uncharted seas


Similar words: little-known

Definition: unknown to most people


Similar words: unbeknown, unbeknownst

Definition: (usually used with `to') occurring or existing without the knowledge of

Usage: a crisis unbeknown to me; she had been ill for months, unbeknownst to the family


Similar words: undiagnosed

Definition: eluding diagnosis

Usage: undiagnosed disease


Similar words: undiscovered, unexplored

Definition: not yet discovered

Usage: undiscovered islands


Similar words: unheard-of

Definition: previously unknown

Usage: a first novel by an unheard of writer; developments on an unheard-of scale


Similar words: unidentified

Definition: not yet identified

Usage: an unidentified species; an unidentified witness


Synonyms: unknown

Definition: not known to exist

Usage: things obscurely felt surged up from unknown depths

Similar words: unsuspected

Definition: not suspected or believed likely

Usage: remained unsuspected as the head of the spy ring; he was able to get into the building unspotted and unsuspected; unsuspected difficulties arose; unsuspected turnings in the road